Steel is non-toxic, recyclable and reduces your home’s fire risk.
Steel requires no preservatives. Steel frames homes do not require pesticides or other toxic substances to protect them from rot, termites, vermin or mold. Several countries have completely banned the toxic CCA treated timber for homes.
The American Lung Association also encourages the use of steel framing with its Healthy House Program.
Steel is 100% recyclable and can be recycled an infinite number of times without degradation.
Worldwide, during the last decade more than 1 billion tons of steel scrap has been recycled, more than any other material, keeping this valuable commodity out of the nation’s dwindling landfills.